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Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann was a German composer, pianist, and influential music critic. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era. Schumann left the study of law, intending to pursue a career as a virtuoso pianist. His teacher, Friedrich Wieck, a German pianist, had assured him that he could become the finest pianist in Europe, but a hand injury ended this dream. Schumann then focused his musical energies on composing... Read More

Born8 June 1810
Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony
Died29 July 1856 (aged 46)
Bonn, Rhine Province, Prussia
OccupationPianist, Composer, Music journalist


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